JSC National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom” (“Kazatomprom” or “the Company”) announces that its reviewed, unaudited condensed interim consolidated financial statements and notes for the three-month and nine-month periods ended 30 September 2022, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), are now available on the Company’s website at: www.kazatomprom.kz.
Interim three-month and nine-month financial reporting is not a London Stock Exchange (“LSE”) or Astana International Exchange (“AIX”) listing requirement for Kazatomprom. However, the Company must prepare financial statements each quarter to fulfil certain obligations for its debt securities listed on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (“KASE”), under existing loan covenants, and to meet regulatory requirements under local laws in Kazakhstan. Once the financial statements are filed with the local regulatory bodies, they become publicly available and are therefore part of the Company’s disclosure record. Preparation of an accompanying Operating and Financial Review (“OFR”) is not necessary to meet these interim reporting obligations.
With respect to formal periodic reporting to the investment community in 2023, Kazatomprom expects to:
• provide stakeholders with a quarterly operations and trading update approximately one month after the end of each fiscal quarter, in which annual operational and sales guidance metrics will be disclosed and/or updated; and
• release a full financial report biannually, including audited full-year financial statements with an OFR, and unaudited, reviewed, half-year financial statements with an OFR, both within the timelines prescribed by AIX and LSE regulations.
The Сompany expects to release its 4Q22 Operations and Trading Update on or before 01 February 2023, and its audited financial statements for the year ending 31 December 2022 with an accompanying OFR, by mid-March 2023.
For more information, please contact:
Kazatomprom Investor Relations Inquiries
Botagoz Muldagaliyeva, Director, Investor Relations
Cory Kos, International Adviser, Investor Relations
Tel.: +7 7172 45 81 80 / 69
Kazatomprom Public Relations and Media Inquiries
Sabina Kumurbekova, Director, Government and Public Relations
Gazhaiyp Kumisbek, Chief Expert, Government and Public Relations
Tel.: +7 7172 45 80 22
A copy of this announcement is available at www.kazatomprom.kz.
Kazatomprom is the largest uranium producer in the world with natural uranium production in proportion to the Company's participatory interest in the amount of about 24% of the total global primary uranium production in 2021. The group has the largest uranium reserve base in the industry. Kazatomprom, together with subsidiaries, affiliates and joint organizations, is developing 26 deposits combined into 14 uranium-mining enterprises. All uranium mining enterprises are located on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan and when mine uranium use in-situ recovery technology, paying particular attention to best HSE practices and means (ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 certified).
Kazatomprom's securities are listed on the London Stock Exchange, the Astana International Exchange and the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange. Kazatomprom is the National Atomic Company of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the main customers of the group are operators of nuclear generating capacities, and the main export markets for products are China, South and East Asia, North America and Europe. The Group sells uranium and uranium products under long-term and short-term contracts, as well as on the spot market directly from its corporate centre in Astana, Kazakhstan, as well as through a trading subsidiary in Switzerland, Trading House KazakAtom (THK).
For more information, please, visit our website http://www.kazatomprom.kz
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